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Gifts Which Are Difficult to Accept

Tim Keller writes:

Imagine an aging man whose hearing is failing but who is in denial about it. He usually complains that it is other people who are mumbling. ...

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My Stutter is a Symphony Composed by God

In the film My Beautiful Stutter, viewers are introduced to Kate Detrick. Kate is a young lady who has learned to live, honestly if not defiantly, with ...


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Spider’s Web is Stronger than Steel

A single strand of spider silk is thinner than a human hair, but five times stronger than steel of the same width. A spider silk rope just two inches ...


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James Earl Jones' Long Pursuit of Contentment

As he wrapped up his work as the voice of Darth Vader in the 2014 Star Wars film Rogue One, James Earl Jones opened up about his struggles with a speech ...


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High School Freshmen ‘Translate’ the Beatitudes

Dr. Emily McGowin, assistant professor of theology, at Wheaton College writes:

When I taught high school, one of my favorite assignments was having my ...

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Lessons from the Bristlecone Pine

Bristlecone pines are the oldest living things on our planet, with approximately eighteen living examples that are over 4,000 years old. The oldest of ...


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Stop Being Ashamed of Weakness

Ian Marcus Corbin from Harvard Medical School has interviewed numerous stroke patients. He observes that far too many stroke patients "consign themselves ...


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The Power of a Child’s Art

Sally-Lloyd Jones, the author of the popular Jesus Storybook Bible for Children, tells the following story about visiting the Museum of Modern Art in ...


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God Uses Us Despite Our Limitations

Tony Campolo tells of how he was a counselor at a junior high camp. He said he had never met meaner kids in his life. They focused on an unfortunate kid ...


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All Your Dark and Twisty Places

The film Words on Bathroom Walls tells the story of Adam, a witty, introspective teen diagnosed with a mental illness during his senior year of high school. ...


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